INNOVATION July-August 2015

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JULY/AUGUST 2 015 [ volume 19 number 4)

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Climate Change: A Risk Management Issue with Professional Implications for Engineers and Geoscientists Glen Parker, P.Eng., Dr. Conor Reynolds, P.Eng., and Dr. Brian Menounos, P.Geo.


2014/2015 Project Highlights


Five Facets of Successful Innovation Alex Saegert, P.Eng.



President’s Viewpoint – Sustainability in the Face of Climate Change


Association Notes – Forging Stronger Ties with Engineering and Geoscience Employers; APEGBC Seeks Clarity on ASTTBC’s Proposed P.Tech. Designation; Council Election and Bylaw Vote; Submitting Motions for the 2015 Annual General Meeting; Event Helps to Move Engineering and Geoscience Job Seekers Closer to Their Career Goals; Updated Professional Development Bylaw to be Put to Member Vote


Council Report – June 19, 2015

ON THE COVER: The Anvil Centre and Office Tower in New Westminster is one of the projects showcasing the work of APEGBC members in this issue.


Legislative Amendment Consultation Results


WorkSafeBC Announces Policy Updates Related Workers Compensation Act Changes


APEGBC Foundation and Benevolent Fund Donors

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6 Newsmakers 7 News 46 OQM Certification 50 Discipline and Enforcement 53 Membership 58 Professional Services 62 Careers 63 APEGBC Professional Development

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